Schedule

2021 CHICAGO PEN SHOW SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 

Friday - Sunday - test 200 inks at our ink testing table


THURSDAY, Setember 30, 2021
For Vendors and Weekend Pass Holders only

  • 2 pm-6 pm - Informal get together to buy, sell and trade

  • 7 pm - Pizza Party. Pizza party sponsored by JUDDS PENS AND PIPES.COM AND The Chicago Pen Show, featuring Lou Malnati's Pizza.

  • 8:30 pm - Whisk(e)y Tasting Event. Come join us in tasting some fine Scotches and Bourbons


FRIDAY, October 1, 2021

  • 8 am - 5:30 pm - Vendors, Weekend Pass Holders are all welcome to congregate, meet one another and buy, sell and trade pens. Doors lock at 5:30 p.m. with overnight security in place starting Friday night for entire space.

  • Noon to 5:30 p.m. - Open to public with $ 26 credit card or $25 cash general admission fee for Friday afternoon, or buy Weekend or Friday-Sunday pass for earlier admission.

  • Noon - 5 pm - Auction Preview. Location: TBA

  • 3-4:30 pm - Nib-Tuning Workshop (Beginner/Intermediate) FULL

  • 7 - 8 pm - Auction Preview. Location: TBA.

  • 8 - 10 pm - PEN AUCTION - Location - Atrium



SATURDAY, October 2, 2021

  • 8 am Vendor and Weekend Pass Holder Admission

  • 9 am-5:30 pm - General Admission $11 credit card or $10 cash

  • 9am - 12 pm - Learn Italic - Seminar with Nikola Pang MUST register and pay

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm - PARKER and the Parkers - FREE Seminar with Geoffrey Parker 

  • 3-4:30 pm - Nib-Tuning Workshop (Beginner/Intermediate) FULL

  • 3 - 4 pm - Elegant Stationery for Fountain Pens. Michael Sull - FREE

  • 8 pm till closing -After Show: Join us for an informal meetup and get-together in the River City Grille, just off the hotel lobby, starting at 8 pm. Come order a beverage at the bar, and then sit down at our group of tables, to talk about pens, inks and whatever other treasures we’ve found at the show, or are still seeking. It’s a nice way to unwind, catch up and meet some new pen people.




SUNDAY, October 3, 2021

  • 8 am – Vendor and Weekend Pass Holder Admission

  • 9 am - 4 pm - General Admission - $11 credit card or $10.00 cash

  • 9 am - 12 pm - Learn Copperplate - Seminar with Nikola Pang - MUST register and pay

  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm - PARKER and the Parkers - FREE Seminar with Geoffrey Parker


 **Links to registe

All Workshops & Seminars also require weekend pass or wristband to attend

Learn Italic  Class minimum is 8, maximum is 12.

Time: 9 am - noon Saturday

$70 seminar & materials fee

Learn Copperplate - Class minimum is 8, maximum is 12.
Time: 9 am - noon Sunday

$70 seminar & materials fee